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UAE pledges $30m donation to Sheikh Zayed University

UAE pledges $30m donation to Sheikh Zayed University

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Oct 30, 2016 - 17:15

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged $30 million donation to the Sheikh Zayed University in southeastern Khost province, an official said Sunday.

Khost governor’s spokesman, Mubariz Mohammad Zadran, told Pajhwok Afghan News the UAE ambassador to Afghanistaninfo-icon, Yousuf Al-Ali, pledged the donation during a meeting with the Khost governor in capital Kabulinfo-icon.

Al-Ali had assured Governor Hukam Khan Habibi of converting the Sheikh Zayed d University into a first grade university in Afghanistan, he said.

Zadran said the ambassador also promised purchase of medical tools and other equipment worth $15 million for the cadre hospital at the in the next three years.

Governor Habibi also sought UAE cooperation in construction of Islamic seminaries and mosques in the province.

Yousuf Al-Ali said he would personally travel to Khost with regard to implementation of projects on the university campus and all other projects that had been suspended.

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